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Poetry in the Air: Tangle Movement Arts brings Life Lines to the Fringe

In their seventh consecutive Fringe Festival show, Tangle Movement Arts uses the poetry of aerial dance and acrobatics to express stories of loss. The show is Life Lines, and it blends together circus arts, theater, and live music.  Philadelphia-born Lauren Rile Smith is one of the producers of the show and founders of the company. “Life…

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Big Dance Theater takes on Samuel Pepys: Interview with Annie-B Parson

“In the last few years, what has become important is the uncensored rendering of his bullying, his shame around his behavior and yet his complete lack of awareness of the violence of his actions.” From Mark Twain to Euripides, Big Dance Theater is well known for their innovative and unexpected ways of using of literary…

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Happening in Philly Dance

Vervet Dance presents Semi-Composed: Metamorphosis, August 12th

In “Semi-Composed: Metamorphosis,” Philadelphia-based Vervet Dance director Loren Groenendaal with New York City-based pianist Melinda Faylor present structured improvisational compositions from the past decade of collaboration along the themes of metamorphosis and change. “Semi-Composed: Metamorphosis” […]

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Rare Opportunity to Take Gaga Workshop and Classes

A three-day Gaga Workshop, which includes a class and repertoire, open to professional dancers and dance students ages 16-and-older, is coming to the Performance Garage (1515 Brandywine Street) in Philadelphia, August 2–4. There will also be Open Gaga People Classes those three days, which are open to the general public (16-and-older), without the necessity of…

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Bill Hebert's Behind The Lens

A photo Review of BalletX Summer Series 2017

by Bill Hebert for The Dance Journal BalletX Summer Series 2017, July 12-16 at The Prince Theater, Philadelphia http://princetheater.org/events/balletx-summer-series-2017/ Matthew Neenan, Co-Founder of BalletX, returns this summer for a highly anticipated world premiere on the […]